Dr. Richard Paul, MD

Dr. Richard Paul, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Paul, MD is a nephrology specialist in Hickory, NC and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Massachusetts Medical School in 1981 and specializes in nephrology.

1899 Tate Blvd SE Ste 101

Hickory, NC 28602

Contact Information

(828) 327-7788

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas


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End-Stage Renal Disease
more than 82% of peers
Chronic Kidney Diseases
more than 74% of peers
more than 70% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated


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  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Amherst College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • University Of Massachusetts Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Shands Hospital At The University Of Fl
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Shands Hospital At The University Of Fl
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University Ala Hosps
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Paul has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Paul's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Paul to family and friends
based on 2 total reviews (2 with comments)

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Dr. Paul's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr Paul was my specialist for 2-1/2 years treating me for Nephrotic Syndrome. During that time I made very little if any improvement. After switching to another Nephrologist in a neighboring city, 7 months later my Nephritis is in remission. Medications and treatments were changed; they also...more
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Doesn't care about getting his patient better. Doesn't seem to have a plan to improve patient outcome
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